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Chlorzoxazone vs. Robaxin

Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

Are Chlorzoxazone and Robaxin the Same Thing?

Chlorzoxazone and Robaxin (methocarbamol) are skeletal muscle relaxants indicated as adjuncts to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions and injuries.

Brand names for include chlorzoxazone include Lorzone and Parafon Forte DSC.

What Are Possible Side Effects of Chlorzoxazone?

Common side effects of chlorzoxazone include::

What Are Possible Side Effects of Robaxin?

Side effects of Robaxin in adults include<:/p>

  • dizziness,
  • drowsiness,
  • tired feeling,
  • fatigue,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • upset stomach,
  • diarrhea,
  • headache,
  • mental slowness,
  • trouble concentrating,
  • trouble sleeping,
  • shaking,
  • acne,
  • skin rash,
  • blurred or double vision,
  • dry mouth,
  • constipation, and
  • problems with speech, balance, or walking.

Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Robaxin including:

  • changes in vision,
  • involuntary eye movements,
  • difficulty speaking,
  • difficulty concentrating,
  • loss of coordination,
  • trouble walking (abnormal gait),
  • uncontrolled muscle movements (tremor),
  • dulled sense of touch,
  • easy bleeding or bruising,
  • chest pain,
  • persistent sore throat,
  • stomach or abdominal pain,
  • bloody stool,
  • dark urine,
  • change in amount of urine, or
  • yellowing of eyes or skin.

What is Chlorzoxazone?

Chlorzoxazone (chlorzoxazone tablet) is a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.

What is Robaxin?

Robaxin (methocarbamol) is a muscle relaxant used together with rest and physical therapy to treat skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/4/2018



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